The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 134 157 159
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 35 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 0.40% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.48% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 14 1
Average salary £42,000 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -1.81%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Data Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2799 3134 2604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.80% 84.29% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 2101 1694
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region.

Data Security Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Data Security Salary Histogram in Scotland

Data Security
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +31 33 £42,000 -32.80%
Edinburgh +2 2 - -
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security.

1 48 (87.27%) Finance
2 47 (85.45%) Information Security
3 45 (81.82%) Network Security
4 42 (76.36%) Cyber Security
4 42 (76.36%) Cryptography
4 42 (76.36%) CISSP
5 41 (74.55%) Incident Management
5 41 (74.55%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (72.73%) Degree
7 34 (61.82%) Law
8 32 (58.18%) SIEM
9 29 (52.73%) CISM
10 23 (41.82%) Legal
11 15 (27.27%) Analytics
12 13 (23.64%) Risk Management
13 11 (20.00%) BCP
13 11 (20.00%) Business Continuity
13 11 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
14 4 (7.27%) Security Architecture
14 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
15 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
15 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
15 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 3 (5.45%) Banking
15 3 (5.45%) Retail
15 3 (5.45%) Data Management
15 3 (5.45%) SQL
16 2 (3.64%) COBOL
16 2 (3.64%) Java
16 2 (3.64%) Data Modelling

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (81.82%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 48 (87.27%) Finance
2 34 (61.82%) Law
3 23 (41.82%) Legal
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Analyst
1 12 (21.82%) Consultant
1 12 (21.82%) Security Consultant
1 12 (21.82%) Information Security Consultant
2 11 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Incident Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Lead Security Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Governance Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Testing Specialist
8 1 (1.82%) IT Support
8 1 (1.82%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Test Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Test Specialist
8 1 (1.82%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (76.36%) Cryptography
2 41 (74.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (85.45%) Information Security
2 42 (76.36%) Cyber Security
3 41 (74.55%) Incident Management
4 32 (58.18%) SIEM
5 15 (27.27%) Analytics
6 13 (23.64%) Risk Management
7 11 (20.00%) BCP
7 11 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 11 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (7.27%) Security Architecture
9 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.45%) Data Management
9 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
10 2 (3.64%) Information Management
10 2 (3.64%) Project Management
10 2 (3.64%) Process Management
10 2 (3.64%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.64%) Financial Analysis
10 2 (3.64%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) COBOL
2 2 (3.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (76.36%) CISSP
2 40 (72.73%) Degree
3 29 (52.73%) CISM
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Compuware
2 1 (1.82%) HP
2 1 (1.82%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) SAP
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft